[SciPy-user] Question about scipy.test()

Stefan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Tue Jul 31 17:15:35 CDT 2007

Hi William

Are you compiling the latest version of the scipy source from SVN?  If
so, which version of the mingw gcc compiler are you using?

You'll find a bug-report related to this problem on the SciPy trac;
any additional information you can provide will be valuable.


On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 05:25:46PM -0400, william ratcliff wrote:
> Hi!  I'm trying to compile scipy on a windows box running windows xp
> professional.  The processor is an Intel Core 2 Extreme QX67--(it's a quad).  I
> compiled atlas3.7.11 from source and it was fine.  Next, I built numpy from
> source and it passed all of its tests.   Next, I built scipy from source. 
> However, when I ran scipy.tests(level=1, verbosity=2),
> it crashed python (2.5.1--latest release from python.org).   I checked and both
> are using the libraries I generated from atlas and lapack.
> The tests reached:
> ...
> generation of a binary structure 4 ... ok
> generic filter 1 ... ERROR
> generic 1d filter 1
> Then, it crashed python.
> Any ideas?  I am using mingw to compile from the command window. 
> Thanks,
> William Ratcliff

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